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Old 07-15-2009, 03:24 AM   #11  
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you can buy your belt at autozone or where ever is good for you
Perfect. Sounds great. Thank you
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Old 07-15-2009, 03:25 AM   #12  
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Go to autozone and get a goodyear Gatorback belt and do it.....

It will take 15 to 25 minutes your first time.

Hear is a link to put it on http://www.paladinmicro.com/46LBeltPath.gif
WOW. THat just made things so much easier. Thanks a lot man
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Old 07-15-2009, 09:51 AM   #13  
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Thats what we are here for man. Good Luck!
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Old 07-15-2009, 10:09 AM   #14  
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belt would cause the brakes to lock up?
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im sure he just meant the anti lock brakes stopped working u kno the grabbing sound from not pulsating
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then dont give advice...
which is y i said correct me if im wrong because other cars ive had with this problem required one
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belt would cause the brakes to lock up?
no belt no power.
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belt would cause the brakes to lock up?
Power brakes my man. Ain't technology grand?

And +1 to the gatorback, that is the only belt i use on all my vehicles.
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Old 07-15-2009, 02:17 PM   #19  
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nevermind i guess i read it wrong....i know the cars have hydroboost, i thought he was saying that his brakes LOCKED not that they were hard to push, like the calipers seized...ive lost power while driving before, and i know the feeling of the hydroboost shutting off...but by "my bakes locked" that makes it sound like his brakes all seized and the car started skidding

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Hey guys yesterday it was really hot, so I pretty much had the A/C ON the whole day. I drove around for about 2 hours then parked my car and I noticed a really weird sound, I can’t really describe the sound but sounded like paper being crumpled together but very hard and loud. The sound would only come on when I would turn the AC On. I popped the hood and I noticed on the bottom left pulley there were strings of black material wrapped around it and I took it off. I noticed my belt looked a bit weird but I drove it home. About 30 seconds from my house, I WOT half way just to get in my other lane, when the battery light appeared on my car and the wheel and brakes locked. I almost crashed twice being about 300 feet from my home. The wheel was impossible to turn and the breaks were hard as ****, luckily I got it into my garage and parked it. I popped the hood and there was no belt ROFL, I looked down on the bottom of the motor where the pullies and stuff are and I can see the belt was shredded everywhere. So do I need a new belt, or water pump or did I really mess my car up ;[

I'm typing at work, so I apologize for all the misspelling, I hope I didn't sound like a ELD student, I'll rephrase if needed. Thanks guys


Also, anyone kno the cost of a repair like this. As in price of products and if installation is hard or not (I wouldn't mind saving money cause of labor)

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You didn't hurt it by running it without a power steering belt. The brakes shouldn't lock up though.

That crinkling noise you hurt may have been something getting stuck under the car and getting cooked by the exhaust. Or perhaps a rodent climbed up in there, and got caught by the engine belt and/or exhaust (ask me how I know ).
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